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develop, especially by tonight. most of the day should be fine with temperatures way above average. we'll talk more about the severe weather threat and check the seven-day forecast. >> welcome back. the roads look great. we have a quiet start. this is the harrisburg expressway. problem-free on the west side and the j.f.x. checking out fine on this hour. 53 miles per hour on average as you make your approach to shawan road. 50 miles per hour on southbound 97 as you approach 100. drive times are cooperating. 11 minutes on the outer loop north east side. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic looks great. no major delays at the toll plazas. this is traffic at baltimore
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national pike or the west side is running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. there is concern the death of osama bin laden may prompt al qaeda it to attack americans. >> tracie potts has that story from washington. >> the cia is poring over tons of information seized from the compound. hard drives, dvd's, flash tries, hoping to determine if ayman al- zawahiri will take over. >> i am wondering where he is right now. >> a bipartisan dinner last night, president obama got a standing ovation. >> there is a pride in what this nation stands for. and what we can achieve that runs far deeper than parties in far deeper the baltics. >> the president made the right call and we thank him for it --
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and far deeper than politics. but >> amid celebrations, the concern is how and when al qaeda it may strike back. >> it is important that we remain vigilant to protect the american people. >> also, our relationship with pakistan. did they know where he was hiding? >> that does raise questions. >> america celebrating yet concerned about what might happen next. but for now, there is no elevated terror alert. from washington, i'm tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can look inside and around the compound where osama bin laden was found. if you would like to see the photos, we have posted them on our website, wbaltv.com. many places are beefing up
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security. new york city has stepped up police presence in times square. also at the major transit hubs, including penn station. there is no specific threats. nypd is operating on the assumptions that there could be another attack in it new york. >> many celebrated the death of osama bin laughton. one woman lost her sister on flight 93. she called her sister lizzie. she was waking up to the news of his death did little to ease her pain. she was surprised by the lack of a sense of relief, saying his death does not bring back her sister. a group is working to finish the memorial in chiang soaker, pa.. how many livesw were saved.
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it is crucial that we help people remember and we give them a place where they can go to remember that. >> construction has already begun of the memorial. you can go to our website for more information. >> a local islamic leader is reacting to the death of osama bin laden. there are concerns. he is with the the islamic society of baltimore and says it is great to celebrate his victory, but this is only the beginning. >> we are craving for a sense of comfort, a sense of security. and because of that, this is good, that it makes people feel more relieved that finally the head of the evil has been chopped off. >> he also says he is disappointed in the role of pakistan's role in finding osama
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bin laden has been betrayed. he continues to hope the treatment of moslems will improve. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think u.s. troops should begin withdrawing from afghanistan? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> new information regarding the investigation into the father whose body was found inside a body. autopsy results showed there was no trauma to najib abdullah. the pair was found at a house in jessup after a man came to clean out his father's house. it looked like the body and the boy had been there for days. >> he had been in the dark. his hands were gripping like he had been holding onto his father. >> it is unclear how long they
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were in the home. it appears abdulla broke a window to get in. >> a jury found police officers guilty. the officers claim the teenagers were providing them with information about criminal activity. the left the teenagers in remote places to protect them. >> they did not feel that the officers had acted appropriately with respect to taking these two young boys out to different locations and dropping them with no way to get home. >> these men were doing good police work. i'm still convinced of that. i think overall the jurors are convinced on that. there may have compromised on the misconduct charge. >> the case against a third
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officer should have the verdict given today. >> city homicide detectives sent to review gregg bernstein and the will not be a comment unless they decide charges will be filed. 61 degrees on tv hill. charlie sheen makes a stop in tuscaloosa, alabama. how he said he plans to help. >> a tornadic reps to parts of new zealand. >> this is the beltway at wilkins avenue.
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>> welcome back. 65 degrees downtown. no rain expected for the morning commute. we can see some rain off to the west.
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we can see thunderstorms moving across ohio and parts of kentucky. these are moving east. we could see rain catch up to us here in baltimore later today. temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. 59 at the airport. 59 in jarrettsville. the wind will pick up out of the southeast later today. increasing clouds with a chance for thunderstorms. high temperature, 82 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. stay with us. >> a tornado rips up across parts of new zealand. look at this funnel cloud. pretty good-sized one. across a suburb of the countries largest city. cars were overturned. roof material was torn off buildings. no reports of any injuries. tornadoes are pretty common in new zealand.
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>> preliminary -- more tornadoes in a single day last week than any other day in history. there were 412 tornadoes including 226 during one day on wednesday appeared that exceeds the previous 24-hour record set in 1974. charlie sheen toward alabama. he is working with local officials to organize a benefit for the tornado-stricken area at. >> 61 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> we will look at the jobs of the future straight ahead. >> we're checking for delays and problems bossed on the area roads. ro
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> coming up on 5:15. >> we're not dealing with any problems or any delays. we're looking at 60 miles per hour as you make your way on the other look just past bel air road. 49 over by the west side. 56 down towards 40. southbound 83, speeds of around 44 miles per hour at shawan road. nothing significant delay-wise, even here on 97 traveling southbound at 108 minutes on the
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inner loop from 795 towards the 83 pies. -- 83's. a smooth ride at the fort mchenry and here at old court running smoothly. a bit sluggish but overall a nice ride from top to bottom on the west side. in the northeast corner, pretty and the air harford road. enjoy this quiet ride. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. hope your doing well. >> we are looking at a smooth commute at this hour with no delays on the marc trains. we have light rail and metro subway also on schedule. the 36 bus diverting at washington boulevard and monroe. i am kurt kronke and now back to tony pann. good morning. >> a few scattered clouds this
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morning. temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. you will give some sunshine to sneak through this cloud deck early this morning. that will help to destabilize the atmosphere. it will be warm. we will make it into the low 80's with filtered sunshine. some rain showers could be strong to severe later today. this is beckett ohio and western pennsylvania. we should get through the morning dry -- this is back in ohio and western pennsylvania. they are developing along a boundary that is stalled across central pennsylvania and back into west virginia. anderatures in the 80's were the air masses collide is where you get the showers and thunderstorms. we will be in the collision zone today. the bull's-eye for the
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possibility of severe weather is in the mid atlantic region. some of these storms later tonight could have wind gusts over 60 miles per hour, large hail, and a slight chance for tornadoes. this morning should be dry, a mix of sunshine and clouds. a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon, most likely late. the high temperature is 82. showers and thunderstorms likely tonight. some will be strong. temperatures drop back into the low end of the 50's. it will turn much cooler for the rest of the week with a high of only 62 tomorrow. a chance for a couple of rain showers, especially in the morning. thursday and friday will be dry. we will be below average with a slight chance for a few rain showers on saturday and monday of next week.
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>> if your mail, you might want to dress for success -- if you are male, you might want to dress for success. recruiters recommend men wear a tailored dark suit and solid tie. college graduates are facing a tough challenge. one field is social networking. we take a look at how people can create their own career opportunities. >> seeing all these headlines about this tough economic make me want to focus. >> it is a daunting time -- where should students send their resumes to fill the job market has changed and jobs are scarce. it has never been more important
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to think about jobs of the future. but what are they? social media is much more than just a way to connect with friends and family. facebook, twitter -- follow users o. they tweet daily about job fairs and actual job openings across the country. not only can social need help to find a job, it can be your job. >> social media marketers, the social media coordinators'. >> also, the mobile media industry. >> i recently got a smart phone. it has made my life so much easier. >> that is thanks to innovative applications. a hot job of tomorrow -- mobile
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application developer. imagine what publications will help smart phones in five or 10 years. >> starbucks is offered for aborigines at half price. but there is a catch -- starbucks is offered frappuccinos at half price. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> at this time yesterday we were expecting a higher day for stocks. we closed it just about flat yesterday. investors fail to celebrate along with the rest of the country. an asset manager says it is not clear that bin laden's death is necessarily going to change events in that region. this is not going to fix the economy. we still have problems with housing and potential retaliation. lots of things to worry about. stock futures looking a bit lower today.
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the merger between southwest and airtran it is officially done. do not expect to see any big changes in the near term. next year, airtran aircraft will be converted to the southwest brand. airtran will continue to charge for things like seats on the aisle or for extra legroom. a new deal, and f -- new deal coming from starbucks. the company is re-launching customized frappuccinos in time for the summer. that is business at the new york stock exchange. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> i understand you have information about marketeers trying to cash in on the death of osama bin laden. >> that did not take very long.
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it looks like he's worth more dead than alive. people selling everything from t-shirts to thongs. >> to live. >>-- thank you. coming up, we'll get another look at your morning commute with traffic and weather together. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to o
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>> some good news for some baltimore county firefighters. they got some new fire equipment. >> the new equipment cost $1.8 million. rob roblin has details. >> the new equipment is state of the art and specifically
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designed to fight fires in baltimore county. >> 3, two, one. yah. >> they cut the ceremonial ribbon and made it official. three new trucks and it medic unit will be going to be stationed in baltimore county. >> we want to give our firefighters the latest equipment. it is not just new equipment. it has the latest technology. some of these units are efficient because they have multi functions to it. >> this trucks has the latest technology and is actually two trucks in want. >> this piece can be an engine or ladder truck. as well as an ems first responder vehicle. >> it allows the driver to control the latter apparatus and the flow of water from the vehicle. >> i can put the tip of the ladder so that we can safely get
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into a building without a big gap between the building and the latter. i can get right underneath the window and put it in the window. >> this represents a big investment in baltimore county. >> this is investing in basic services. the money we spend for this equipment is millions of dollars but is well worth it because we are going to use it to save lives. >> the equipment was put into use the following today's ceremony. >> 61 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- >> i'm terror merger in washington. new details about the death of the world's most wanted man -- i am tara mergener. >> a woman whose sister was killed relaxed -- reacts to the
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death of osama bin laden. >> we do expect some thunderstorms later today. we will check the seven-day forecast. >> the roads are dry. we are not tracking any problems at this hour.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check weather and traffic on this tuesday morning. >> it will feel like summer today. by the end of the week, it will feel like the beginning of spring with temperatures dropping back into the 60's. 59 right now at the airport. it is dry. we'll see some thunderstorms pop up later today. some could be strong or severe. most of the day is going to be dry with a high temperature of 82 degrees. we will take off about 20 degrees tomorrow. we will talk about that in just a few minutes. >> looking smoothes on the area roads. let's look at our speed sensors. this is the beltway. topside, 62 miles per hour towards harford road. 49 past 795 in the outer loop.
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the j.f.x. running smoothly into town. no problems to report on 395. 70 without delay in towards the beltway. 60 miles per hour as you go beyond 32 in the southbound direction on 95 through howard county. this is a pretty easy ride on the area roads on the entire beltway and this is old court. this is the northeast corner at the beltway, pretty light at harford. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> ca director leon panetta will be on capitol hill briefing lawmakers on the mission that took out osama bin laden. >> terror merger has the story from washington. -- tara mergener has the story. bin laden's staff sparked celebrations across the u.s. new details about its ultimate
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demise. 18-foot walls, security gates and a series of internal walls. this costume compaq cannot keep out the navy seals that killed the world's most notorious terrorist. >> i want to recognize those who carry out this mission. >> this was monitored from start to finish. >> it was probably one of the most exotic-field pluto's of time. >> bin laden went down fighting. he used one of his wives as a human shield before being shot in the chest and head. dna tests and a woman inside the home confirmed his identity. the cia is poring over each roll of the documents that were seized. cheering crowds spilled into the streets. questions linger. >> we are looking at how he was
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able to hold out there for so long and whether there was any kind of support system that allowed him to stay there. >> photos of bin laden's body were considered the proved that the mission was a success, but no word on if they will become public. terror merger, wbal-tv 11 news. -- tara mergener. >> the man most likely to take over the al qaeda network, ayman al-zawahiri is expected to take the reins. osama bin laden co-founded al qaeda. we detail him by the numbers at wbaltv.com. >> the death of osama bin laden is hitting home to the families of 9/11 victims. 11 news spoke to a woman who
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lost her sister on for 93. jennifer franciotti is live with more on that. >> this woman lost her big sister went the plane went down on 9/11 in a pennsylvania field. >> i wake up and think, i should call her and tell her about my new job. >> but that will never happen. her older sister was killed. it is a pain that never goes away and was not made easier by the news that osama bin laden had been killed by u.s. forces. >> to imagine what it would be like to have justice. i have to say i was so surprised at how there was not a sense of relief. the loss of another life did not bring back my sister. i do believe it is in a wait a victory for our country. there was a quotation from
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martin luther king and he said, i will not celebrate one death. i will not celebrate any death. what is most important is to remember those who have lived and to honor their legacy. >> sarah is honoring her sister with her work through the flight of 93. they're working to finish the moral in shanks filled, pennsylvania. >> they lost their lives in the countless lives. it's crucial that we help people remember that and we give them a place where they can go to remember that. >> to find out more information about how you can donate to the flight 93 moral, you can log onto our website, wbaltv.com. 8 9/11 memorial is being built at our world trade center and is expected to be completed by the 10th anniversary of 9/11. >> thank you. that brings us to our water
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cooler question of the day. do you think u.s. troops should begin withdrawing from afghanistan, following the death of osama bin laden? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> today marks the one-year anniversary since the murder of yeardley love. her former boyfriend awaits trial in her death. we're hearing from your close friends in an exclusive interview with 11 news. there reflected on the day they had to say goodbye and the overwhelming number of mourners. family and friends have established a foundation in her memory. you will find a link on wbaltv.com and more from the interview with her circle of friends tonight at 6:00 p.m. 61 degrees on tv hill. a study finds the but jury of
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>> welcome back. partly cloudy skies this morning. we do expect some thunderstorms later today. 65 at the maryland science center. upper 50's in the northwest suburbs. 59 at the airport. a mix of sunshine and clouds. it will be warm today with a high near 82. scattered thunderstorms are
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possible later today and some could be strong, especially overnight tonight. we will check the seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> confusion over the active ingredients in pain relievers may lead to long-term liver damage. a small study showed less than 1/3 of surveyed adults knew that, contains acetaminophen asheville has ibuprofen. many people in the study had low literacy levels. some prescription drugs list acetaminophen as apec. that often leads to the confusion. >> many children have the motor skills to unbuckle their car seats before they have the thinking skills to know why it may be dangerous.
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the vast majority of kids to unbuckles themselves are under the age of three. some as young as 12 months old were able to free themselves. this was more common among boys than girls. when being strapped into it 5- point harness, most only manage to undo the top buccal. >> boys or a mechanical danger. and it is terrifying. -- most only managed to punch to the top buckle. the orioles walked away disappointed after going up against one of the best pitchers in baseball. >> stephanie rawlings-blake has a new competitor. we will tell you about the latest competitor. >> it will be a summer like day today.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. so far so good on your morning commute. volume is picking up on some spots. 52 miles per hour pushes past 795. 58 miles per hour on southbound 95 moving out of the white marsh area. a smooth ride down to the fort mchenry. south on 83, 53 miles per hour
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on to show want road. five minutes on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. 11 minutes on the west side. this is a live view outside of the harrisburg expressway at york road. southbound traffic looking good so far this morning. this is 295 and that is where we see a buildup in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have a 36 bus diverting at washington boulevard and monroe. light rail and metro subway on schedule. camden trent a 41 is running 15 minutes late. 10 trains operating on schedule. i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> we have a few high, thin
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clouds today. we will see some sunshine. right now it is cool. upper 50's and low 60's. the cloud deck will start to thin out. there are some thunderstorms that are getting ready to move in our direction. that will happen later this afternoon. there are some strong thunderstorms in ohio, kentucky, tennessee, and western pennsylvania. the further we go into the day, the farther the storms will march into the east. the temperatures will make it into the low 80's. there'll be plenty of energy in the atmosphere for those thunderstorms to tap into. some could be strong or severe. they are a long central pennsylvania and back into kentucky and tennessee. this will slowly works its way
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into maryland's tonight and tomorrow morning. the focus for severe weather will be in the mid atlantic region. as those storms come in, they could contain some large hail, wind gusts over 60 miles per hour, and a slight chance for a tornado. most of the day will be dry and warm. a mixture of clouds and sunshine. some storms will be strong. high-temperature about 82. sunrise coming up in just a few minutes. showers and thunderstorms are likely tonight. some could be strong. it will drop back into the low 50's by early tomorrow morning. we take off 20 degrees in temperatures tomorrow. 62 on wednesday. chance for a few showers as the front goes through. thursday and friday will be dry with temperatures staying in the
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60's. a slight chance for some rain showers on saturday. >> stephanie rawlings-blake gets more competition. frank conaway has filed his candidacy for mayor. he has successfully 1 four citywide elections. he said he has ordinary -- stephanie rawlings-blake has a new supporter. barbara mikulski has become the second member of the congressional delegation to back the mayor's election bid. >> the reason i'm endorsing stephanie is because i think she has leadership, i think she has no how, dedication, and integrity. >> senator mikulski says the mayor understands the need for
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good schools and safe communities. elijah cummings also announced his support for the khmer's bid for election. for more coverage, visit our website,. >> you don't have to buy a new cart to save on gas. it can be done with simple driving techniques. donna hamilton will show us how it is done. >> the man started hyper miley after he got a speeding ticket. after that, he started using cruise control on and off the highway. he said his mileage went from 22 to 26 miles per gallon because if that is likely almost 20% increase. when you think about that, that is a free gas tank after every five. >> tonight we're getting lessons on squeezing the last mile out of every last drop of gasoline in your tank.
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i will get a lesson i just how stingy i can get. >> you are getting 152 miles per gallon. >> you will learn how to hyper mile. and can you afford not to? >> the federal season on "oprah -- the farewell season on "oprah." if you have wanted to visit her show, now is your chance. you could win a free trip to the taping of one of her final shows. just watch "04" at 4:00 p.m. to get the word of the day. -- just watch "oprah" at 4:00 p.m. to get the word of the day. >> now is your chance, with three shows to go. >> so much more ahead -- >> including a look at one of
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your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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>> this morning we asked -- do you think u.s. troops should begin withdrawing from afghanistan, following the death of osama bin laden?
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>> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. good morning. every time it looks like the orioles are ready to bust loose of vessel -- offensively, they run into one of the best pitchers in baseball. last night that was mark buehrle. the white sox ovoid the sweeping. -- the white sox ovoid the sweep. adam jones coming hard. alex rios scores. brian roberts with a man on.
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this has extra bases written all over a period great catch from juan pierre. it gets mark buehrle out of a jam. paul konerko, the first of his two home runs. 2-0 white sox. konerko again in the eighth. the birds when this series. the yankees and tigers. kid rock at the game. that is al senior. he is the assistant gm. hit two home runs. the yankees come back to win. five-three, the yankees win. the lakers were offended by
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dallas. we take you back to the baseball diamond. oakland against texas. jackson with a foul ball that goes into the stands but look at the little kid with the glove. inch.out mean mr. grang he still lost the ball. it is not even christmas. >> that is not right. >> you can see the fans. "come on, man, give it up." >> like mother, like daughter. i thought it was the other way. daughter, like mother. >> will figure it out. >> people gathered at the 3 9/11
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sites after bin laden was dead. >> a group of people who reached the finish line without leaving their bed. >> all interesting stuff this morning. weather-wise, it will feel like summers said. some thunderstorms are possible tonight. some could be strong. >> a life that no-exercise kind of thing. so far so good on your commute.
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>> fallout from the death of osama bin laden. lawmakers are wondering whether or not pakistan knew where he was. more on that is coming up. >> families of 9/11 victims react to the news.
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